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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Brazil's Senate has voted to put suspended President Dilma Rousseff on trial for allegedly breaking fiscal rules in her managing of the federal budget. Wednesday's 59-21 vote is the final step before a trial and vote on whether to remove her from office, expected later this month. The Senate voted in May to impeach and suspend Rousseff from office for up to 180 days. In the meantime, Michel Temer, who was Rousseff's vice president-turned-nemesis, has...

Updated at 9:51 AM

BAGHDAD (AP) " A fire ripped through a maternity ward at a Baghdad hospital overnight, killing 12 newborn babies, government officials said Wednesday, a deadly blaze that was likely caused by faulty electrical wiring. By morning,...

Updated at 9:49 AM

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. (AP) " A woman was fatally shot by an officer while participating in a "shoot-don't shoot" exercise during a two-hour citizens academy hosted by the Punta Gorda Police Department in southwest Florida. Police Chief Tom...

Updated at 9:46 AM

BALTIMORE (AP) " The Latest on the Justice Department's report on Baltimore police (all times local): 8:30 a.m. A Baltimore activist says the Justice Department's report on the city's police officers raises the question of whether...

Updated at 9:44 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " The first time Chloe Dygert stepped aboard the track bike she will be using along with her women's pursuit teammates, she completely missed what caught everybody else's attention. The drive train is on the left...

Updated at 9:30 AM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) " The whitewater channels at the U.S. National Whitewater Center in North Carolina are scheduled to reopen six weeks after a visitor died from a brain-eating amoeba. Local news outlets report the center is scheduled to...

Updated at 9:28 AM

LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) " Zambia, often praised for its healthy democracy and economy, now faces a presidential election with high tensions on both fronts. This southern African country votes Thursday amid concerns about political violence...

Updated at 9:20 AM

Dan Rather is slamming Donald Trump's comment Tuesday suggesting that "Second Amendment people" may be able to find a way to stop Democrat Hillary Clinton from rolling back gun rights if she's elected. In a Tuesday Facebook post , the...

Updated at 9:16 AM

LONDON (AP) " Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor, Duke of Westminster, spent his adult life dutifully stewarding vast wealth that he'd rather not have had. The duke was the billionaire owner of swaths of central London, a friend of Britain's royal...

Updated at 9:06 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT): 8:05 a.m. Hillary Clinton's campaign is launching an effort to win over Republicans and independents. Called Together for America, the group aims to...

Updated at 9:00 AM

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHOM TRUMP FAULTS FOR SECOND AMENDMENT FLAP The GOP presidential hopeful is blaming media bias for an uproar over his comments...

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